encampment

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noun en·camp·ment \in-ˈkamp-mənt, en-\

Definition of encampment

  1. 1a :  the place where a group (such as a body of troops) is encampedb :  the individuals that make up an encampment

  2. 2 :  the act of encamping :  the state of being encamped

Examples of encampment in a sentence

  1. a recreational area that will serve as this year's encampment for the Scouts' jamboree

1598

First Known Use of encampment

1598


ENCAMPMENT Defined for Kids

encampment

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noun en·camp·ment \in-ˈkamp-mənt\

Definition of encampment for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of making a camp

  2. 2 :  1camp 1



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